Get Together

IU alumni gather at homecoming parade in 2010.


Class of 1954

The Class of 1954’s 60th Reunion is
June 6–8, 2014.

In connection with the 1964 reunion, we would like the Class of 1954 to be our honored guests. Join your classmates this summer in beautiful Bloomington, Ind., and reconnect with old friends, recall fond memories, and check out your favorite places on campus at this very special 60th reunion celebration. Register Now»


Stay in the heart of campus! A block of rooms at the Indiana Memorial Union is reserved for the weekend. To reserve your room, call 812-855-2536 or 800-209-8145 and ask for the Class of 1954 Cream & Crimson Alumni Weekend party.

Class of 1954 60th Reunion Committee

Your former classmates are hard at work planning a memorable weekend experience. They’re excited to see you back in Bloomington this summer!

  • Mary Kolb Emison
  • Judy Turner Elliott
  • Julie Warner Schmid
  • Charles Lanham
  • Lee Marchant
  • Tom Boone
  • Lydia Brown Finkelstein
  • Bob Barker
  • George Rapp, M.D.
Weekend Schedule

Schedule of Events

Final schedule with event locations will be provided at the beginning of the reunion weekend at the 50th Reunion Welcome Center in the East Lounge of the Indiana Memorial Union. Transportation will be provided to any scheduled events held outside of the IMU. Times listed are Eastern time.

The IU Alumni Association Reunion Weekend is generously sponsored by Meadowood Retirement Community and the IU School of Education.

Friday, June 6

8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Welcome! We’re Here to Help
East Lounge, Indiana Memorial Union
Start your reunion weekend at the Alumni Welcome Center to check in and pick up information packets. If you have any questions during the weekend, stop by our information desk located at the welcome center.

Noon–1:30 p.m.

Teachers Going Global: Embracing the World, Transforming Lives
Laura L. Stachowski, Director, Global Gateway for Teachers
State Room East and West, IMU
Sponsored by the IU School of Education

3 p.m.

The Big Screen and Magnificent Art
IU Cinema, 1213 East Seventh Street

5:45–7:30 p.m.

You Haven’t Changed a Bit
Welcome Reception
IU Art Museum, 1133 East Seventh Street
Catch up with old friends at a Welcome Reception.

7:30 p.m.

Mini Reunions
As a planning committee, we thought you might want to touch base with and visit certain groups or spots in Bloomington that you were affiliated with while in school. You’ll have time in the evening to host mini-reunions with these groups. We are happy to help with reservations, room setup, etc. Please contact us directly for assistance.

Saturday, June 7

8:30–9:45 a.m.

Indiana University: America’s Legacy Campus
Breakfast and presentation by IU Vice President Emeritus Terry Clapacs
State Room East and West, IMU

10 –10:15 a.m.

Webb-Ehrlich Great Organ of Alumni Hall
Presentation by David Kazimir, Organ Curator

10:30 a.m.–noon

Ooh and Ahh at the Beautiful IU Campus
Campus bus tour departing from the IMU

12:15–1:45 p.m.

DeVault Alumni Center, 1000 East 17th Street
Sponsored by Meadowood Retirement Community

2–4 p.m.

“My Favorite Pictures and Words from World War II”
James H. Madison, Thomas and Kathryn Miller Professor Emeritus of History

5–6 p.m.

Reception with IU President Michael A. McRobbie and First Lady Laurie Burns McRobbie
Bryan House
IU President Michael A. McRobbie and first lady Laurie Burns McRobbie will host a special reception at their home, Bryan House. As IU’s 18th president, McRobbie’s strong leadership style and ability to build research partnerships has enhanced the academic and research missions of our university.

6:30 p.m.

Say Cheese, Class of 1954!
60th Reunion Photo
Outside Alumni Hall, IMU
Make sure you’re in the official 1954 60th Reunion photo, which will be taken on the steps outside of Alumni Hall.

6:45–9 p.m.

The Main Attraction
Reception and Banquet
Tudor Room, IMU

Sunday, June 8

8:30–10 a.m.

Say Your Goodbyes
Federal Room, IMU
The party’s over, but the memories are here to stay. Catch up with old friends one last time before heading out. Breakfast will be available between 8:30–10 a.m., so come and go as you please.

For more information about the reunion, please email IUAA Alumni Event & Services Coordinator Sarah Sparks or call 800-824-3044.